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Published on 23 Jun. 2009 12:14 AM IST
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Appeal to release subsidy for small tea growers DIMAPUR: Kisan-Khet Mazdoor Congress has stated that subsidies for small tea growers/estates under Nagaland have not been released till date despite release of huge amount by the central government in order to assist tea growers in the region. The Kisan-Khet Mazdoor Congress in a release issued by its chairman M. Shami Angh said the allocation of subsidy for tea growers/estates under Nagaland have been stopped by the Tea Board India due to various allegations of bogus claims. It further said that there were many legitimate small tea growers/estates in Nagaland which are well maintained after making huge investment and it was on record that the office of Tea Board India at Jorhat had accordingly recommended for allocating subsidy to all genuine tea growers after physical verification. Kisan-Khet Mazdoor Congress further stated that due to certain unscrupulous individuals, genuine tea growers were made to suffer. Pertaining to this, the Kisan-Khet Mazdoor Congress in order to ascertain genuineness of application for subsidy and to encourage legitimate small tea growers/estates in the state, has urged the department of commerce and industry, government of Nagaland to undertake spot verification of small tea growers/estates and to report the Tea Board India offices at Guwahati and Jorhat about the findings to facilitate in grating subsidy to deserving tea growers/estates in Nagaland and to persuade genuine tea growers of the state. TTSU on inadequate security DIMAPUR: Tamlu Town Students’ Union (TTSU) has sought the attention of Nagaland Home department authorities on the hardship they face in regard to inadequate security in the town. According to a press release issued jointly by TTSU president, Manlong, and information and publicity secretary, S. Bauven, for the last few 2nd Battalion of ‘B’ Coy NAP was deployed in Tamlu but had been withdrawn and so far no substitution has been initiated as a result for which the situation in Tamlu town was experiencing law and order problems each day. Highlighting the incident on May 27 where an unidentified gunman shot an FGN cadre in a public place, the TTSU said that if immediate steps were not initiated, the situation in the town would become a serious threat to its populace for which it urged the authorities concerned to introduce regular security. Naga Women Hoho emergency meet DIMAPUR: An emergency meeting of the Naga Women Hoho, Dimapur has been convened on June 23, 3pm at Naga Women Hoho office, Church Road, Dimapur. All the office bearers, advisory board members, executive members of Naga Women Hoho, Dimapur have been requested to attend the meeting. Estimates committee meeting KOHIMA: A meeting of the Estimates Committee Nagaland will be held on June 23 at 11 am at New Secretariat Complex room for adoption of 94th Report (Examination on the Estimates of Home-Police Modernization Schmeme and Insurgency Related Activities). Pochury Students Union meeting KOHIMA: Pochury Students Union (PSU) has convened a consultative meeting of all the Pochury apex organizations and senior leaders on July 10 at 10 am at Meluri Village Council Hall, Meluri. Matters relating to the 50th anniversary of Black Day on 6th September would be discussed during the meeting. All apex organizations including PPF, PMA, PYA, PGOF, PGBU and PSA and other senior leaders have been requested to attend the meeting. Legislators Forum on AIDS meet DIMAPUR: Legislators Forum on AIDS (LFA) annual general meeting 2009 has been convened on June 25 at Conference Hall, Nagaland Legislative Assembly Kohima. According to an official bulletin, in the first session, NSACS project director Dr. Neiphi Kire would give an update of the present scenario, while power point presentation on clinical picture of AIDS and STI will be given by Dr. Mhanbemo Ovung Zion Hospital, Dimapur Nagaland. Chief Minister of Nagaland and Opposition Leader NLA will give response to the presentation. Health and family welfare minister, also the convenor LFA, would deliver the keynote address, while Speaker NLA would give the concluding remarks. PMRY Tuensang meeting DIMAPUR: An emergency meeting of all beneficiaries of Prime Minster Rozgar Yojana (PMRY) loan under SBI Tuensang has been convened on June 27, 9.30 am at tower clock near TTC office, Tuensang. All PMRY beneficiaries/guarantors under SBI Tuensang during 2006-2008 have been requested to attend the meeting. VDB secretary Union meet DIMAPUR: VDB secretary union, R.D block Niuland has convened a general meeting on June 26, 10 a.m. at its banker’s residence at Signal bosti, Dimapur to discuss various agendas relating to development activities under NREGA programme. All VDB secretaries under RD block Niuland have been requested to attend the meeting. SUPCC general meeting DIMAPUR: Students Union of Public College of Commerce (SUPCC) has convened first annual general meeting on June 23, 10 a.m. at B.Com 1st year hall. All students have been requested to attend the meeting. Yimchunger Union Dimapur session DIMAPUR: Yimchunger Union Dimapur (YUD) has convened a general session on June 27, 9 a.m. at the residence of its union treasurer. All have been requested to attend the meeting failing which necessary actions would be taken against the absentees as per the union’s resolution. EDATC inform establishments DIMAPUR: East Dimapur Adhoc Town Council (EDATC) has informed all business establishments of all categories within its jurisdiction of ATC to renew, procure or verify their trade license from its office latest by June 30. Actions would be taken against those operating their business without valid license. Yimchungru Arihako Chumukidema formed DIMAPUR: Chumu Yimchungru Liberu Arihako Chumukidema was formed on June 14 with Tsusola Shokum as president and T.Atsu as general secretary along with 23 others executive. The union also elected Soshela Ajiba and Tsungkamla Mukhe as representative members for Chumukidema mothers association. MLA Shetoyi lauded DIMAPUR: Public of Kitahumi village under Suruhoto constituency 33 A/C has lauded MLA and chairman, handloom and handicraft, Shetoyi Yeptho for re-instating Lower Primary School at Kitahumi village. According to Kuhoi Achumi GB Kitahumi Lower Primary School was established on 5th May 1956. Later in the year 1993 teachers were transferred with post and the school closed down, stated an official bulletin. Kitahumi village appreciated the MLA, Shetoyi Yeptho for his dedication for the people and wished that his leadership would be strengthened even in the days to come. BJP Tsg reconsolidates DIMAPUR: In interest of the Tuensang district BJP, the district party president, A. Yangba Chang, has reconsolidated N. Chang as BJMM president, Akum Yim, as district, BJYM president, Meren Yim as general secretary, and Alemla Chang as district BJMM general secretary. Rape in Satakha condemned DIMAPUR: NPF party and executive council of 36 A/C has condemned the heinous crime meted on a minor by a responsible citizen and also a general secretary of constituency at Satakha town on June 5. The party while condemning the act stated that such acts should be condemned by all and lauded the civil societies for showing calmness in the tense situation and allowing law to take its course of action. The party has further resolved to drop Kakiho Zhimomi from the post of general secretary immediately. Lost and found KOHIMA: Two original Society Registration certificates belonging MAIPO Multipurpose Society, Manjong Colony Mon and Multipurpose Society Chenmoho Village were found separately in Kohima town. The rightful owners have been requested to contact 9436207532 and claim the same. Chumu GBs object shifting of EAC Hq DIMAPUR: Responding to a press statement of Home Department Government of Nagaland with regard to the proposed shifting of EAC headquarter Chumukedima to Seithekiema ‘A’ the head GB of Chumukedima town, Kelenguzo Kuotsu on behalf of the public and leaders of Chumukedima “objected” the said shifting of EAC headquarter for its present site. Highlighting the problem and hardship to be faced by the public and leaders of Chumukedima town if the above mentioned is shifted to proposed site, the head GB said that leaders and public will be required to spend much more on vehicle fare than the amount being spent by them at present. Taking all this into account, the head GB has appealed for sanctioning of a new EAC headquarter in Seithekiema ‘A’ instead of shifting away the lone EAC headquarter of Chumukedima.

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